Mackenzie Continuing Education

Short-term work-related and personal interest courses

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First Aid, Health and Safety

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FoodSafe

The purpose of the FoodSafe course is to create awareness of food borne illness and worker injury; reduce the possibility of food related illness; and share the importance of safe work habits in the food industry.

For more information please contact the campus at 250-997-7200, toll free at 1-877-997-4333 or cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca

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H2S Alive

This 8-hour course is intended for all workers in petroleum and other industries who could be exposed to hydrogen sulphide (H2S), also known as sour gas. The course covers the physical properties and health hazards of H2S, how to protect oneself and basic rescue techniques.

Students will be required to:

  • Operate self-contained breathing apparatus
  • Operate a detector tube device
  • Perform rescue breathing on a mannequin

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

For more information please contact the campus at 250-997-7200, toll free at 1-877-997-4333 or cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca

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Mental Health First Aid Basic

Anyone can benefit from Mental Health First Aid. Families affected by mental health problems, teachers, health service providers, emergency workers, frontline workers who deal with the public, volunteers, human resources professionals, employers and community groups are just a few of the groups who have benefited from Mental Health First Aid.

This 12 - hour course is open to everyone. Participants will learn how to provide initial help to people who are showing signs of a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.

Four Modules:

  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Substance Use Disorder

Health Crisis situations:

  • Suicidal behavior
  • Overdoses
  • Panic Attacks
  • Reactions to traumatic events
  • Psychotic episodes

Tuition Fee: $314.62 + $35 manual

8:30 am - 4:00 pm

For more information please contact the campus at 250-997-7200, toll free at 1-877-997-4333 or cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca

April 29-30
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May 1-2, 2019
Occupational First Aid Level 1

This 7-hour WorkSafe BC course is designed to provide life saving first aid skills to workers in industry. The course will cover assessment of the injured person, how to deal with obstructed airways, circulatory distress, and control of bleeding.

The successful student will receive a 2-year OFA Level 1 Certificate.

Tuition Fee: $166.00 plus manual

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

For more information please contact the campus at 250-997-7200, toll free at 1-877-997-4333 or cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca

May 1

May 8

May 15

June 12

Occupational First Aid Level 3

This 70-hour comprehensive course is offered with the objective of qualifying candidates for certification by WorkSafe BC as first aid attendants in industry. Instruction will be provided in both theory and practical applications. Topics include anatomy and physiology, injury and body response, resuscitation and new procedures in patient care.

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuition Fee: $1,146.62 + Manual $58.50

May 27-June 7, 2019

Exams:

June 7

Traffic Control

This program is for new Traffic Control Persons. This program meets all requirements set out in Part 18 of Work Safe BC Regulations and includes both classroom and field training.

Theory and practical aspects of traffic flow and public and traffic controller safety are highlighted throughout the course.

Minimum age of 16 and the ability to handle a challenging workload

May 11 & 12
8:30 am-4:30 pm
Register by May 3, 2019
$397.00 inc student fees and manual

For more information please contact the campus at 250-997-7200, toll free at 1-877-997-4333 or cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca

May 11 & 12
Transportation Endorsement

This 8-hour WorkSafe BC course was created to compliment your Occupational First Aid Level 1 Certificate (OFA 1). The course deals with handling and transport of injured persons.

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

For more information please contact the campus at 250-997-7200, toll free at 1-877-997-4333 or cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca

April 18, 2019

May 2

May 16

Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR

Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home.  Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.  Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR.  Exceeds competitors' standards by including injury prevention content, CPR, and AED.

Certification: 3-year certification in CPR Level C

For more information please contact the campus at 250-997-7200, toll free at 1-877-997-4333 or cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca

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Red Cross CPR C

Courses on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) provide the skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies and choking for adults, children, and babies depending on the level of CPR chosen. Courses meet legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards, and include the latest CPR guidelines and training in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED).

CPR Level C provides Level A content plus choking and CPR care for babies and children.

Minimum age 16

For more information please contact the campus at 250-997-7200, toll free at 1-877-997-4333 or cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca

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Vocational Part Time

Update Your Skills and Increase your Employability!
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Excel Level 1

Are you using Excel? If so you have already experienced a hands-on introduction to the world’s most popular spreadsheet software. Just imagine what you could do with a little help! This course will teach you the skills necessary to create and edit professional-looking spreadsheets for a variety of purposes and situations. By the end of the course your will be able to create and edit spreadsheets, format your work, construct cell data, use basic formulas, track changes, insert and delete rows and columns, and use find and replace, add/delete and edit comments, and more…

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Excel Level 2

If you have a basic working knowledge of Excel and are ready to be adventurous and try new things, this course is for you. Learn how to work with intermediate functions for managing and auditing reports. By the end of the course you will be able to work with charts and graphics, use a variety of formulas, add print titles, auto calculate and manual calculation, define names, create headers and footers, use page breaks, filter data, create tables, summarize a table with a pivot table, customize styles, sort by column – colour, icons, custom list, and sort by multiple columns, and more…

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Management Skills for Supervisors - Level 1, 2 & 3

The participant progresses through the progressive variations of decision and problem solving models. Through a series of structured exercises, key concepts are taught regarding group process; decision model and communication structures. The performance evaluation process is introduced as part of the supervisor’s role. A balance of theory and practice re-enforces the learning process.

Learning Objectives: On completion of the course students will be able to:

  • Identify the key characteristics of successful communication processes
  • Demonstrate effective collaborative processes
  • Employ effective listening strategies
  • Utilize appropriate decision models
  • Identify key characteristics of group decision making
  • Conduct / participate in the meeting planning process
  • Conduct / participate in an effective meeting
  • Identify key characteristics of successful performance evaluation processes
  • Develop strategies to incorporate new skills into the work place

Registration is recommended 2 week prior to course start date

For more information or to register please contact the campus at 250-997-7200, toll free at 1-877-997-4333 or cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca

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Train the Trainer Levels 1-3

Training is a critical piece of the success of any organization. Improved skills and knowledge at all levels increases competency and productivity. This workshop will give all types of trainer's tools to help them create and deliver engaging, compelling workshops that will encourage trainees to come back for more. Skills such as facilitating, needs analyses, understanding participant’s needs, and managing tough topics will give your trainees what the need to become a trainer themselves.

Registration is recommended 2 week prior to course start date

For more information or to register please contact the campus at 250-997-7200, toll free at 1-877-997-4333 or cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca

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Strength Deployment Inventory (SDI)

Strength Deployment Inventory® or SDI® features key points in developing relationship awareness in particular interpersonal conflict; it helps in understanding the motives that colour our perceptions and drive our behavior, thus allowing us to choose to change.

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Winning Customers

This program, designed by the Mackenzie Chamber of Commerce and the College of New Caledonia, will assist you in developing your customer service skills. You will learn:

  • The importance of good customer service and the success of return business.
  • Effective communication and telephone skills.
  • How to clarify the problem, discuss solutions, negotiate with the customer, and arrive at a winning solution.
  • Your role in marketing and promoting the business.
  • How to evaluate your effectiveness in meeting employer and customer expectations.

For more information please contact the campus at 250-997-7200, toll free at 1-877-997-4333 or cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca

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Mar 5,
Apr 9,
2019
SuperHost

SuperHost Foundations of Service Quality is a comprehensive, practical introduction to the principles of providing a quality service experience. This course is ideal for people who are either entering the workforce for the first time or after a significant break, or are fairly new at working in a front-line, customer-facing role.

9:00am -4:00pm

For more information please contact the campus at 250-997-7200, toll free at 1-877-997-4333 or cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca

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General Interest

Continuous Learning Close to Home
Course Dates
First Aid for Kids

Students will learn:

Very important skills about home and neighborhood safety.
How and when to call for help.
How to care for minor wounds, burns and injuries.
And most importantly, injury prevention!

FREE Tuition

6-8yrs:
10-12 pm


9-12yrs:
1-5pm

For more information please contact the campus at 250-997-7200, toll free at 1-877-997-4333 or cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca

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Babysitting

For more information please contact the campus at 250-997-7200, toll free at 1-877-997-4333 or cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca

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Home Alone

This popular workshop is designed to prepare children to be at home alone. Important skills are learned through interactive lessons and role-play that help make children and their parents more confident when they are at home alone.

FREE!!

For more information or to register please contact the campus at 250-997-7200, toll free at 1-877-997-4333 or cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca

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